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  • Pascual Santiago wants Joliet Slammers pitchers to pound strike zone

    Pascual Santiago wants Joliet Slammers pitchers to pound strike zone
    A doubleheader against the Frontier League team with the most home runs this season and a .270 team batting average. Saturday's games against the Normal CornBelters definitely were a challenge for the Joliet Slammers' pitching staff, but no tougher than...
  • Joliet Slammers support Ken Miller, Coal City in tornado aftermath

    When the Joliet Slammers gathered Friday at Silver Cross Field, it was for a far more important purpose than baseball. Manager Jeff Isom, players and front office staff headed to Coal City in the morning to help clean up damage from the tornado that...
  • ThunderBolts' Cameron Giannini rebounds in relief from rookie troubles

    ThunderBolts' Cameron Giannini rebounds in relief from rookie troubles
    As a rookie pitcher with the Traverse City Beach Bums, Cameron Giannini struggled last season, posting a 7.42 ERA. Giannini, now a reliever with the Windy City ThunderBolts, still believed he had what it took to succeed in the Frontier League, however....
  • RailCats' Adam Taylor breaks out after missing three games with injury

    RailCats' Adam Taylor breaks out after missing three games with injury
    GARY — Adam Taylor missed three games with a sprained and swollen right ankle. The left fielder emerged from the situation thankful it wasn't worse. In the RailCats' June 18 win against Wichita to close their previous homestand, Taylor and third...
  • Ozzie Guillen coming to a Frontier League baseball game near you

    Ozzie Guillen coming to a Frontier League baseball game near you
    When ThunderBolts shortstop Ransom LaLonde made a terrific diving catch to start a double play in the third inning Wednesday, he was given a big ovation from someone who knows a thing or two about making great plays at that position. Former White Sox...
  • ThunderBolts' Mike Torres not ready to say goodbye just yet

    ThunderBolts' Mike Torres not ready to say goodbye just yet
    It was late January and Mike Torres was two to three weeks past the deadline he had given himself to decide whether he would come back to the Windy City ThunderBolts for the 2015 season. Torres was struggling to make a choice, so he sought the advice of...
  • Local Roundup: Max Casper powers Slammers to victory

    Local Roundup: Max Casper powers Slammers to victory
    Max Casper had three hits and drove in three runs Tuesday as the Slammers rolled to an 11-6 Frontier League road win over the Schaumburg Boomers. Casper had a two-run single in a four-run second inning for Joliet (13-21). He also singled home a run in...
  • Joliet Slammers' Navery Moore keeping tabs on College World Series

    Joliet Slammers' Navery Moore keeping tabs on College World Series
    Pascual Santiago, the Joliet Slammers' pitching coach, described closer Navery Moore as a hurler who's "always working on his craft.'' Watching and learning from the bullpen is part of the process, but Moore couldn't be blamed for thinking about another...
  • Joliet Slammers gain relief from Kevin McNorton's first start

    Joliet Slammers gain relief from Kevin McNorton's first start
    It wasn't quite Christmas morning or winning the lottery, but Joliet Slammers manager Jeff Isom was noticeably excited Friday when he saw the Frontier League statistics. "There's the top 10 in pitching, finally got one on there,'' Isom said. Kevin...
  • Local roundup: Zak Wasserman picks up 1st pro win to lead ThunderBolts

    Zak Wasserman earned his first professional win as the ThunderBolts edged the Gateway Grizzlies 3-2 Friday night in Frontier League play at Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood. Wasserman (1-1) gave up one earned run on three hits over five innings,...
  • Local roundup: Duane Campbell gets another state taste for Morgan Park

    Local roundup: Duane Campbell gets another state taste for Morgan Park
    Duane Campbell was a rarity among his Morgan Park baseball teammates this weekend: He's been here before. Though it was the first state appearance in program history, it wasn't the first competition at this level for Campbell. He was on Morgan Park's...